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Show Me Love (film)

Show Me Love is a 1998 Swedish romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Lukas Moodysson in his feature-length directorial debut. It stars Rebecka Liljeberg and Alexandra Dahlström as two disparate teenage girls who begin a tentative romantic relationship; the film was released theatrically in Sweden on 23 October 1998, first premiered internationally at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival. The film received an overwhelmingly positive reception and won four Guldbagge Awards at the 1999 ceremony, its international awards include the Teddy Award at the 1999 Berlin International Film Festival, the Special Jury Prize at the 34th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The Swedish title refers to the small town of Åmål in western Sweden. However, only a few scenes were filmed in Åmål, they were not included in the final version; the main shooting took place in the nearby town of Trollhättan, the location of producing company Film i Väst's studios. Two girls and Elin, attend school in the small town of Åmål, Sweden.

Elin finds her life unsatisfying and dull. Agnes, by contrast, has no real friends and is depressed. Agnes can not find any way to express it. Agnes's parents try to be reassuring, her mother decides, against Agnes's will. Agnes is afraid. Viktoria, a girl in a wheelchair, shows up and Agnes shouts at her in front of her parents, telling her they are friends only because no one else will talk to them. Agnes, overcome with anger and depression, goes to her room and cries into her pillow shouting that she wishes she were dead, while her father tries to soothe her. Viktoria leaves and Agnes's family eats the food made for the party. Elin arrives at Agnes's house as an excuse to avoid going to another party, where there will be a boy she wants to avoid. Elin's older sister, who comes with her, dares her to kiss Agnes, rumoured to be a lesbian. Elin fulfills the dare and runs out with Jessica, only to soon feel guilty for having humiliated Agnes. After becoming drunk at the other party, Elin throws up.

Johan ends up professing his love to her. Elin leaves Johan and the party, only to return to Agnes's house to apologize for how she acted earlier. In doing so, Elin stops Agnes from cutting herself, she manages to persuade Agnes to return with her to the other party. On the way, Elin shares her real feelings about being trapped in Åmål, she asks Agnes about being a lesbian and believes that their problems could be solved by leaving Åmål and going to Stockholm. On impulse, Elin persuades Agnes to hitchhike to Stockholm, a five-hour journey by car, they find a driver who agrees to take them, believing them to be sisters who are visiting their grandmother. While sitting in the back seat, they have their first real kiss; the driver sees them and, shocked at the behaviour of the two'sisters', orders them to leave the car. Elin discovers that she is afraid to admit it, she refuses to talk to her. Elin's sister Jessica pushes her to figure out who it is. To cover the fact that she is in love with Agnes, Elin lies, pretending to be in love with Johan, loses her virginity during a short-lived relationship with him.

Elin admits her feelings, after a climactic scene in a school bathroom, they are forced to'out' their relationship to the school. The film ends with Agnes sitting in Elin's bedroom drinking chocolate milk. Elin explains that she adds too much chocolate until her milk is nearly black, she must fill another glass with milk and mix it and that her sister Jessica gets mad that she finishes the chocolate. Elin has the last word saying "It makes a lot of chocolate milk, but that doesn't matter." Alexandra Dahlström as Elin Olsson Rebecka Liljeberg as Agnes Ahlberg Erica Carlson as Jessica Olsson Mathias Rust as Johan Hulth Stefan Hörberg as Markus Josefine Nyberg as Viktoria Ralph Carlsson as Agnes's father, Olof Maria Hedborg as Agnes's mother, Karin Axel Widegren as Agnes's little brother, Oskar Jill Ung as Elin's and Jessica's mother, Birgitta The original title of the film, Fucking Åmål, refers to the girls' feelings about their small town: In a key scene Elin shouts in desperation "varför måste vi bo i fucking jävla kuk-Åmål?".

According to Moodysson, the problem with the original title started when the film was Sweden's candidate for the Academy Awards, though it was not chosen as a nominee. The Hollywood industry magazine Variety refused to run an advertisement for Fucking Åmål. Thus, American distributor Strand Releasing asked for a new title. Moodysson took the new title from the song by Robyn. Distributors in other native English-speaking countries followed suit. German: Raus aus Åmål Spanish: Descubriendo el Amor Portuguese: Amigas de Colégio Czech: Láska je láska Russian: Покажи мне любовь English: Show Me Love Even before the film was completed, it created controversy in the town of Åmål. Local politicians campaigned to get the title changed because they argued that it would show the town in an unfair way and undermine it as an economic centre. Further pressure was brought on the makers of the film, the Film i Väst studio, who are financed by Swedish local authorities, including Åmål. However, the local complaints

Scarborough (CDP), Maine

Scarborough is a census-designated place in the town of Scarborough in Cumberland County, United States. The population was 4,403 at the 2010 census, it is Maine Metropolitan Statistical Area. Scarborough is located at 43°35′33″N 70°20′01″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.0 square miles, of which 0.012 square miles, or 0.27%, is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 3,867 people, 1,615 households, 1,046 families residing in the CDP; the population density was 777.1 people per square mile. There were 1,697 housing units at an average density of 341.0/sq mi. The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.15% White, 0.47% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.99% Asian, 0.31% from other races, 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.80% of the population. There were 1,615 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 35.2% were non-families.

27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.90. In the CDP, the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, 17.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.9 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $46,705, the median income for a family was $60,037. Males had a median income of $37,891 versus $27,407 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $24,013. About 5.2% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.4% of those under age 18 and 3.0% of those age 65 or over

De Verrekijker, Bergharen

De Verrekijker is a tower mill in Bergharen, Netherlands, built in 1904 and has been converted to a holiday cottage. The mill is listed as a Rijksmonument. There was a post mill on this site in 1313, when it was sold to the Cistercians of Alten Camp, near Xanten. A post mill was struck by lightning and destroyed on 31 December 1486, it was replaced by a new mill. The mill preceding the current mill was a post mill, struck by lightning in 1903 and destroyed, but not by fire. De Verrekijker was built in 1904 by millwright Willem Coppes of Bergharen. In 1962, the mill was converted to a holiday cottage; the mill can turn in the wind. It is listed as a Rijksmonument, № 9303. De Verrekijker is what the Dutch call a "Beltmolen", it is a three storey tower mill built on a mound. The cap is covered n dakleer. Winding is by winch; the sails are Common sails. They are carried on a cast iron windshaft, cast by Merckx in 1897; the windshaft carries the brake wheel, which has 86 cogs. No other machinery remains

Nedeljnik

Nedeljnik is a weekly news magazine published in Belgrade, Serbia. Since October 2012 Nedeljnik has been published by an independent group of journalists, who are the magazine's founders; the publishers of Nedeljnik consider its primary audience to be educated people. There is a particular large interest for the interviews with the world leaders and influencers, which have been, for years, ignored in Serbia. Nedeljnik published interviews with Lech Walesa, Noam Chomsky, Steve Forbes, Michael Bloomberg, Carla del Ponte, Romano Prodi, etc. Nedeljnik interviewed the most prominent Serbian politicians and intellectuals, published reports such as the in-depth interview with Boris Tadić in Visoki Dečani or the first national interview of the newly appointed President of Serbia, Tomislav Nikolić. One of the most popular columns in the magazine is "Otvoreno", which invites intellectuals and politicians to write their views and commentaries. Nedeljnik published a lot of interviews with influential persons from Serbia and the region, as well as the world-wide famous people, such as: Noam Chomsky, Julian Assange, Toni Morrison, Francis Fukuyama, Khaled Hosseini, Morrissey.

One of the prominent interviews was one with famous former NBA all-star Vlade Divac in which declared he was leaving Serbia with a great deal of disappointment. In december of 2016, famous designer Mirko Ilić designed cover of magazine Nedeljnik that accompanied the interview with him. Nedeljnik published interviews with great deal of world-wide-famous basketball players and coaches: Željko Obradović, Dušan Ivković, Božidar Maljković, Igor Kokoškov, Predrag Danilović, Saša Đorđević, Žarko Paspalj In 2017, Nedeljnik's reporter Dragan Krsnik uncovered the illegal practices of employing Serbian workers in the factories in Slovakia, with false employment contracts and no social security or health insuranceIn 2019. Famous artist, Belgrade born, Marina Abramović wrote a personal letter to Serbia ahead of her Retrospective New York Times International Report, Serbian edition Nedeljnik is the publisher of the first monthly publication of The New York Times, New York Times International Report. Once a month it comes as a gift to readers of Nedeljnik.

On 24 pages Nedeljnik presents the best current articles from The New York Times, including special pages dedicated to business, arts, lifestyle. Serbian language is only the third world's language with edition of The New York Times International, after Spanish and Portuguese. From January 2018, the digital edition of The New York Times International Report is available on Nedeljnik's website. Original magazine Nedeljnik created a magazine designed for young people and students, published with Novak Djokovic Foundation; the Original magazine was a concept to bring back the young readers and to try to persuade them to read a quality mainstream magazine. A luxury glossy 96-page magazine distributed to the students of Serbian universities, the rest distributed with some copies of Nedeljnik. Le Monde diplomatique, Serbian edition Every third week in the month, readers of Nedeljnik get the Serbian edition of le Monde diplomatique for free; the most prestigious media in the French-speaking world is written by philosophers and sociologists.

On the occasion of launching this edition Noam Chomsky said: "I wish to congratulate Nedeljnik on starting the Serbian edition of Le Monde Diplomatique. It is, one of the few pillars of free thinking in today's world. Unique, reliable, LMD is wonderful news for those who hope to understand the world or change it for the better." Veljko Lalic is one of the most awarded Serbian journalists. He was the youngest winner of the biggest journalist award "Dimitrije Davidović" for editors from The Journalists Association of Serbia, in 2015, he received "Laza Kostic" for feuilleton in 2004 as the youngest, gold medal "Misa Anastasijevic" in 2010 for the best manager from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, "The man of the year" award for the best columnist in 2010, elected by all his colleagues and prominent persons, "Dragisa Kasikovic" for his expending of freedom in 2015 and many other awards and recognitions. In 2018 Lalic received the "Aleksandar Tijanic Award", a prominent award for bravery in journalistic expression.

Lalic gave away the financial part of the award as a contribution to a journalist from a small town near Belgrade, attacked for his writing. The journalist Milan Jovanović form Vrčin, had his house burned down in an assault. Jovanović has reported on the „suddenly acquired property" of the head of the local Grocka municipality, as well as alleging corruption in the construction of sewage systems, after which local authorities cut down his water supply. President of Grocka municipality and official of ruling is arrested, suspected for ordering an arson attack on house of Milan Jovanović. Web site Nedeljnik.rs was named as one of the top 5 best news web sites in the country for 2017 in a ranking conducted by magazine PCPRESS.2017. Dragan Krsnik won the award for investigative reportage2017, her majesty, The Queen of England decorated Branko Rosić, managing editor of Nedeljnik, with Medal of The British Empire, for his lifetime contribution in creating cultural ties between the two countries.2017.

Nenad Čaluković, political editor of Nedeljnik won award for the interview of the year2016. Marko Prelević, managing editor of Nedeljnik won award for columnist of the year2015. Veljko Lalić, editor in chief of Nedeljnik won award for best editor in the country from a national association of journalists In February 2017, Nedeljnik published a story written by Dragan

Asian openbill

The Asian openbill or Asian openbill stork is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. This distinctive stork is found in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, it is greyish or white with glossy black wings and tail and the adults have a gap between the arched upper mandible and recurved lower mandible. Young birds are born without this gap, thought to be an adaptation that aids in the handling of snails, their main prey. Although resident within their range, they make long distance movements in response to weather and food availability; the Asian openbill was described by the French polymath Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon in 1780 in his Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux from a specimen collected in Pondichery, India. The bird was illustrated in a hand-coloured plate engraved by François-Nicolas Martinet in the Planches Enluminées D'Histoire Naturelle, produced under the supervision of Edme-Louis Daubenton to accompany Buffon's text. Neither the plate caption nor Buffon's description included a scientific name but in 1783 the Dutch naturalist Pieter Boddaert coined the binomial name Ardea oscitans in his catalogue of the Planches Enluminées.

The Asian openbill is now placed in the genus Anastomus, erected by the French naturalist Pierre Bonnaterre in 1791. The genus name Anastomus is from the Ancient Greek αναστομοω anastomoō meaning "to furnish with a mouth" or "with mouth wide-opened"; the specific epithet oscitans is the Latin word for "yawning". The Asian openbill stork is predominantly greyish or white with glossy black wings and tail that have a green or purple sheen; the name is derived from the distinctive gap formed between the recurved lower and arched upper mandible of the beak in adult birds. Young birds do not have this gap; the cutting edges of the mandible have a fine brush like structure, thought to give them better grip on the shells of snails. The tail consists of twelve feathers and the preen gland has a tuft; the mantle is black and the bill is horn-grey. At a distance, they can appear somewhat like Oriental stork; the short legs are pinkish to grey, reddish prior to breeding. Non-breeding birds have a smoky grey wings and back instead of white.

Young birds have a brownish mantle. Like other storks, the Asian openbill is a broad-winged soaring bird, which relies on moving between thermals of hot air for sustained flight, they are found in flocks but single birds are not uncommon. Like all storks, it flies with its neck outstretched, it is small for a stork and stands at 68 cm height. The usual foraging habitats are inland wetlands and are only seen along river banks and tidal flats. On agricultural landscapes, birds forage in crop fields, irrigation canals, in seasonal marshes. Birds may move in response to habitat conditions. Young birds disperse after fledging. Individuals ringed at Bharatpur in India have been recovered 800 km east and a bird ringed in Thailand has been recovered 1500 km west in Bangladesh. Storks are disoriented by lighthouses along the southeast coast of India on overcast nights between August and September; the species is rare in the Sind and Punjab regions of Pakistan, but widespread and common in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Cambodia.

During the warmer part of the day, Asian Openbills soar on thermals and have a habit of descending into their feeding areas. Groups may forage together in close proximity in shallow water or marshy ground on which they may walk with a slow and steady gait; the Asian openbill feeds on large molluscs Pila species, they separate the shell from the body of the snail using the tip of the beak. The tip of the lower mandible of the beak is twisted to the right; this tip is inserted into the opening of the snail and the body is extracted with the bill still under water. Jerdon noted that they were able to capture snails when blindfolded; the exact action being difficult to see, led to considerable speculation on the method used. Sir Julian Huxley examined the evidence from specimens and literature and came to the conclusion that the bill gap was used like a nutcracker, he tear from such actions. Subsequent studies have dismissed this idea and the rough edge of the bill has been suggested as being an adaptation to help handle hard and slippery shells.

They forage for prey by holding their bill tips apart and make rapid vertical jabs in shallow water with the head and neck submerged. The gap in the bill is not used for handling snail forms only with age. Young birds that lack a gap are still able to forage on snails, it has been suggested that the gap allows the tips to strike at a greater angle to increases the force that the tips can apply on snail shells. Smaller snails are swallowed whole or crushed, they feed on water snakes and large insects. When foraging on agricultural landscapes with a variety of habitats, Asian openbills preferentially use natural marshes and lakes, irrigation canals as foraging habitat; the breeding season is after the rains, during July to September in northern India and Nepal, November to March in southern India and Sri Lanka. They may skip breeding in drought years; the Asian openbill breeds colonially, building a rough platform of sticks on half-submerged trees laying two to four eggs. The nesting trees are either shared with those of egrets and darters, or can be single-species colonies like in lowland Nepal.

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GeoReader

GeoReader is a landmark locating software application and website for mobile iPhone and Android based devices. Users travel into the vicinity of a “talking point”, the software enables the phone to read text aloud, linked with a GPS location. In addition, users can create their own 200 character count text to add to the database, choose to share these talking points publicly or privately; the system requires no physical interaction. Once the app is installed in the mobile device, the user opens the app and starts their trip; the application automatically starts to search for any GPS tagged talking points within range of the user. GeoReader had over 120,000 talking points loaded into the database at launch, it is linked to one of the largest databases of historical marker text and their GPS coordinates in the United States. The application database contains a high percentage of markers for states such as Texas, Georgia and Michigan, it includes Pennsylvania's entire historical roadside marker collection and other points of interest in the rest of the USA and Canada.

Using crowd sourcing, the GeoReader database is intended to grow with user input, is marketed free for this purpose. User created topics are not limited to only landmarks, but could be of any interesting fact, famous past event or point of interest associated with a location. One can view the number of times their talking points has been read by exporting a comma-separated-values file for analysis. Talking points can be created or changed using Google Maps on the website, www.mygeoreader.com. Talking points created with the intention of advertising a business or service are charged a fee. Advertisement is location specific, users will only hear short advertising points when they are physically near the GPS coordinates of the talking point, for example, a retail location or an approaching exit on a highway; this type of targeted advertising ensures that the recipient of the information is at a precise location when the message is heard. GeoReader can be customized, it allows a user to decrease the range of the talking point search.

Shorter ranges are recommended when biking. Longer ranges work well when traveling past landmarks, such as on a highway. GeoReader is available only on Android OS, works anywhere in the world. GeoReader was created by David Moreau of Fayetteville, New York, was launched on the Android Market in September 2010 and the iPhone market in June 2012, it was a 2010 SMAATO Mobile Advertising Awards Nominee, a finalist in the 2010 European Satellite Navigation Competition. It is selected as a top application in its field of interest. GeoReader website http://www.mygeoreader.com